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To Sports Editor Jensen Jennings, a merger between Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference would be great for all parties involved. Graphic by Creative Director Michelle Rodriguez.

Opinion: Conference realignment in the wake of the coronavirus would be a win for FAU

July 5, 2020

A C-USA and Sun Belt merger is good for all teams involved.

Ken LaVicka (Left) was defeated by Kevin Rolston (Right) in the third edition of Stump the Schwab. Photo courtesy of ESPN West Palm and Twitter.

Kevin Rolston beats Ken Lavicka in the Media Personalities edition of the Schwab Trivia Show

June 26, 2020

The third edition of the Schwab Show featured media personalities from the professional and college ranks.

The upcoming football season is still in question as there is over 100,000 cases of COVID-19 in Florida. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Owls prepare for upcoming season and discuss civil rights amidst nation-wide protests

June 24, 2020

Head Coach Willie Taggart emphasized the importance of educating his players throughout everything going on, beyond the football field or film room.

New assistant coach Erik Kirtman joins head coach Vin Morris, who was introduced on May 29 of this year. Photo courtesy of the FAU Ice Hockey Club.

FAU alum named assistant coach of hockey club

June 10, 2020

Erik Kirtman played for the Owls in 2002 and now returns to help out the team behind the bench.

The team was scheduled to start spring practices on March 23 but were cancelled because of the coronavirus. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU will allow football players to return on campus June 8

May 27, 2020

Brian White expects the full team back in late June.

Two players from the football team (Matthew Akuchie and John Mitchell) made the President's list while one made the Dean's list (Matt Hayball). Photo by Alex Liscio.

Student-athletes set record for highest overall GPA in FAU athletic program history

May 26, 2020

With an average of 3.297 GPA, it’s the tenth straight semester with a 3.0 or better.

This fall will mark the first season with Taggart as the head coach for the Owls. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Athletics announces a program that promotes reading to the youth

May 23, 2020

The program's mission is to encourage local students to continue reading over the summer break.

Chris Sutcliffe and Rusty Smith battled it out in the final round but the former softball player prevailed. Photo courtesy of FAU Athletics.

Chris Sutcliffe beats Rusty Smith in the hall of fame edition of the Schwab Trivia Show

May 15, 2020

This is the second edition of the Stump the Schwab Show featuring FAU Athletics personalities.

Offensive lineman Junior Diaz was the sixth highest rated center at the end of the season according to Pro Football Focus. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Analysis: Junior Diaz can have a successful NFL career if given the opportunity

April 16, 2020

The offensive lineman could be the first one drafted in FAU history.

FAU DB James Pierre was a huge part of last year's successful defense that led the nation in turnover margin. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Analysis: James Pierre can be a quality player in the NFL if drafted by the right team

April 15, 2020

The FAU defensive back attended the NFL Combine along with Harrison Bryant in early March.

FAU head coach Willie Taggart is met with complications in his first year as the threat of the coronavirus halts spring camp. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Willie Taggart says he works to ensure his squad is prepared for the upcoming season in teleconference Monday

April 6, 2020

Taggart uses Zoom to connect with his staff and players daily.

Owls forward Jailyn Ingram scored a team-high 22 points and collected seven rebounds. Photo courtesy of Old Dominion Athletics.

FAU men’s basketball: Owls advance to Quarterfinals beating Old Dominion, 66-56

March 12, 2020

This is the Owls’ first win in the C-USA first round since 2016.